obama and prince of bahrainWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama met with the Prince of Bahrain on Tuesday to urge the ruler to investigate alleged human-rights abuses by its security forces.

Bahraini authorities unleashed a campaign of detention and dismissals during martial law that has affected thousands of people who took part in the protests.

“The president emphasized the importance of following through on the government’s commitment to ensuring that those responsible for human rights abuses will be held accountable,” the White House said.



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